Tom Taylor Scores Major “Dark Tower” Role

Newcomer Tom Taylor (“Legends,” “Doctor Foster”) has won an international search to for a key role in the film adaptation of Stephen King’s “The Dark Tower”.

Taylor will play Jake Chambers, a son-like figure to the hero of the piece – Roland Deschain, the Gunslinger (Idris Elba). The character is a young blond boy with keen survival instincts who becomes a part of Roland’s second Ka-tet.

Taylor joins a cast that also includes Matthew McConaughey as the Man in Black. Nikolaj Arcel helms the project which is being produced by Akiva Goldsman, Ron Howard, Brian Grazer and Erica Huggins.

Sourca: Variety